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My diverse range of experiences includes working as a lab tech on the Human Genome Project, teaching journalism to 230 Honduran grade-schoolers, maintaining basil and bluegill in an aquaponics system, and brewing beer, mead and wine. I served in the Peace Corps in Honduras, where I helped organize a town’s trash collection system, translated for medical groups and (most importantly) met my wonderful wife.

Author Stories
Jun 2, 2014 06:07 PM ET
Early dogs may have helped humans hunt mammoth, then guard the meat from their wild relatives. Continue reading →
May 29, 2014 06:00 AM ET
Flowers often need reproductive help from birds and bees, not to mention bats, moths, lizards and primates.
May 23, 2014 04:21 PM ET
A conservation organization is protesting a plant to fire air guns off the New Jersey coast, which could harm whales and other wildlife. Continue reading →
May 23, 2014 02:00 PM ET
As these famous beaches fade, Memorial Day vacations could become just a memory.
May 21, 2014 08:43 AM ET
A trend in El Nino events might explain a recent slow down in rising global temperatures -- and that trend is about to shift toward sharper warming, say scientists. Continue reading →
May 15, 2014 03:34 PM ET
A powerful wind called a microburst pushed cars around a Missouri parking lot like they were toys. Continue reading →
May 13, 2014 07:01 PM ET
A recently discovered, yet already endangered, plant devours nickel and could help reduce pollution. Continue reading →
May 9, 2014 11:26 AM ET
Weather refers to the state of the atmosphere at a particular time or over a few weeks and months. Climate refers to the average weather for a place over a period of many years. Continue reading →
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